plastisol

noun
plas·​ti·​sol | \ ˈpla-stə-ˌsäl How to pronounce plastisol (audio) , -ˌsȯl \

Definition of plastisol

: a substance consisting of a mixture of a resin and a plasticizer that can be molded, cast, or made into a continuous film by application of heat

Examples of plastisol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The metal lid is lined with plastisol, avoiding rust and decay. Maren Estrada, BGR, 29 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of plastisol

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plastisol

plastic + sol entry 4

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“Plastisol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plastisol. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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